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1 Sharyn Ward Turner M.A., R.N. P.H.N. Grade 5-6 Day #5 “It’s A Guy Thing”...” “It’s A Girl Thing”...” TIP Especially in the creases

2 Your chances of being smelly! Studies show that many bacteria smell bad… Really bad

3 Think about that container in the back of the fridge... You open the container, expecting some tasty treat...You open the container, expecting some tasty treat... Then…WOW.…the whole kitchen stinks.Then…WOW.…the whole kitchen stinks. What made it stink?What made it stink?

4 Bacteria In dark places where no one bothers them,In dark places where no one bothers them, bacteria grow from single cells to colonies,bacteria grow from single cells to colonies, then to a booming metropolis.then to a booming metropolis.

5 EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!! Entire bacteria population wiped out byEntire bacteria population wiped out by SOAPSOAP TOOTHPASTETOOTHPASTE MOUTHWASHMOUTHWASH DEODORANTDEODORANT SHAMPOOSHAMPOO TIP Go ahead use them!

6 So Why do I suddenly stink? As the body matures, a certain kind of sweat gland developsAs the body matures, a certain kind of sweat gland develops Located in many creases of the bodyLocated in many creases of the body When Adults sweat, they stink.When Adults sweat, they stink. Bummer…but trueBummer…but true

7 Head to Toe Hygiene A maintenance manual for the adolescent bodyA maintenance manual for the adolescent body Time to learn about adult hygiene habitsTime to learn about adult hygiene habits

8 Good hygiene is just basic. With hair growing under your armpits, and more sweat and oil, it is a good idea to begin using a deodorant with an anti-perspirant. It is also important to wear clean clothes and shower or bathe every day to eliminate body odors.

9 The Hair More oil, wash hair dailyMore oil, wash hair daily Comb your hair every morning, and before I see youComb your hair every morning, and before I see you Don’t share combs or hats…etc (Lice)Don’t share combs or hats…etc (Lice)

10 Your Hair Hair can be styled, cut, colored, and changed in many ways. Keeping your hair clean and healthy is part of personal grooming.

11 Hair and Scalp Problems Some problems that can occur with the hair and the scalp are as follows: Dandruff, a flaking of the outer layer of dead skin cells on the scalp. This condition is usually caused by dry hair and can be treated with special shampoos. Head lice, parasitic insects that live on the hair shaft and cause itching. Use a special shampoo and wash your hair immediately. Any linens and clothes you have used should be washed in hot-water or dry- cleaned.

12 The Eye Don’t touchDon’t touch Contact users wash hands before insertContact users wash hands before insert Pink eye treated with antibiotic drops (VERY contagious)Pink eye treated with antibiotic drops (VERY contagious)

13 The Ear No Q-tips (turns wax into a plug)No Q-tips (turns wax into a plug) Earwax kills germs and fungus (leave it to do its work)Earwax kills germs and fungus (leave it to do its work) Cheap earrings (nickel) cause infections in someCheap earrings (nickel) cause infections in some 14K gold posts best, surgical steel OK14K gold posts best, surgical steel OK

14 The Nose Fingers introduce bacteria…a leading cause of sinus infectionFingers introduce bacteria…a leading cause of sinus infection Do you understand what I mean?Do you understand what I mean? You can pick your friends…..You can pick your friends…..

15 The Lips Balms and moisturizers are good. (but don’t share)Balms and moisturizers are good. (but don’t share) Mouth sores: Herpes, impetigo, vitamin B deficiency (see your MD)Mouth sores: Herpes, impetigo, vitamin B deficiency (see your MD) Don’t share stuff you drinkDon’t share stuff you drink

16 The Teeth Brush 2 times a day (at least)Brush 2 times a day (at least) In the evening in order to keep your teethIn the evening in order to keep your teeth In the morning in order to keep your friendsIn the morning in order to keep your friends Flossing and tongue brushing reduces oral bacteria, (reduces BAD BREATH)Flossing and tongue brushing reduces oral bacteria, (reduces BAD BREATH)

17 Healthy Teeth and Gums Why is it important to take care of your teeth and gums? Your teeth and gums help you: – –Eat – –Smile – –Talk

18 Healthy Teeth and Gums (cont’d.) Tooth and gum problems start when plaque stays on the teeth too long. Plaque is the main cause of: –Tooth decay –Gum disease –Bad breath 

19 Tooth Decay Tooth decay and gum disease usually result from poor dental care. Stage 1 The bacteria in plaque combine with sugar to form a harmful acid. This acid eats into the enamel, the hard outer surface of the tooth.

20 Tooth Decay (cont’d.) Stage 2 Repeated acid attacks on the enamel cause a cavity, or hole to form. Stage 3 If the cavity grows and reaches the sensitive inner part of the tooth, it can cause a toothache

21 Preventing Tooth and Gum Problems The best way to avoid tooth and gum problems is to clean your teeth correctly. If plaque is not removed by cleaning, it can turn into tartar. tartar Tartar can only be removed by a dentist or dental hygienist using special instruments.

22 The Correct Way to Brush Teeth To reduce plaque, brush your teeth after eating whenever possible. Use a soft-bristled brush and toothpaste that contains fluoride. fluoride

23 The Correct Way to Brush Teeth 1.Brush the outer surfaces first. 2.Tilt the top of your toothbrush where your teeth and gum meet.

24 The Correct Way to Floss Teeth 1.Take about 18 inches of dental floss, and wrap the ends around the middle finger of each hand.

25 The Correct Way to Floss Teeth (cont’d.) 2.Hold the floss tightly between your thumbs and forefingers, and slide it gently between your teeth. 3.Move it up or down to the gum line with a gentle sawing motion.

26 The Correct Way to Floss Teeth (cont’d.) 4.Rub the side of the tooth, and bring the floss back out gently. 5.Repeat the process between all your teeth.

27 Tooth Care (cont’d.) Wrap about 18 inches of floss around the middle finger of each hand Grip the floss firmly between thumb and forefinger. Forming a C with the floss around each tooth, keep sliding the floss back and forth gently as you move it up and down along the side of the tooth. How to Floss Slide the floss back and forth between teeth toward the gumline until it touches the gumline.

28 Preventing Tooth and Gum Problems Keep your teeth strong and healthy by eating right. Eat foods high in calcium, such as milk and yogurt. When eating sugary or starchy foods, either eat them at meals or brush your teeth right afterward.

29 Tooth Care (cont’d.) To fight tooth decay, follow these guidelines: –Eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day. Include foods, that contain calcium, such as milk and yogurt. –Limit your intake of sugar. –Visit a dentist at least twice a year for regular cleanings and exams.

30 Visiting the Dentist To keep your teeth and gums healthy, see your dentist twice a year. The dentist or dental hygienist will: 1.Clean your teeth to prevent decay and disease. 2.Look for signs of tooth decay and gum disease and provide any necessary treatment before problems worsen.

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32 More about Teeth Get a new toothbrush every 6 monthsGet a new toothbrush every 6 months See your Dentist every 6 months for cleaning and a check-upSee your Dentist every 6 months for cleaning and a check-up When you brush, each tooth should be brushed 8 timesWhen you brush, each tooth should be brushed 8 times Yellow sweaters on teeth are gross. Watch!Yellow sweaters on teeth are gross. Watch!

33 The Face Wash twice a day (morning and night)Wash twice a day (morning and night) Rinse and pat dry (helps with acne)Rinse and pat dry (helps with acne) Some are allergic to some make up (so watch for signs)Some are allergic to some make up (so watch for signs)

34 Once puberty starts, hair and skin seem like an oil pit. Washing your hair daily or every other day can help control this problem. But your face requires special attention, because as it gets oilier, more pimples may appear. Pimples come in one- size-fits-all whiteheads and blackheads. Serious and persistent cases of pimples are called acne.

35 Your Skin The skin is the body’s largest organ. It is composed of three layers: The epidermis – the outermost layer of skin. The dermis – the skin’s inner layer, which contains blood vessels, nerve endings, hair follicles, sweat glands, and oil glands. A layer of fat cells.

36 These tips can help keep skin clear and healthy. Don't worry too much if it doesn't work all the time. You have no control over these common pimple creators: heredity (if your family has a history of pimples) and hormones. A clean face. Wash with mild soap and water daily. Keep hands and hair off your face. That just makes your skin more oily. No pimple-picking. That can infect them and may result in scarring.

37 Your Skin The skin is the body’s largest organ. It is composed of three layers: The epidermis – the outermost layer of skin. The dermis – the skin’s inner layer, which contains blood vessels, nerve endings, hair follicles, sweat glands, and oil glands. A layer of fat cells.

38 The Skin It is a barrier against germs and sun damageIt is a barrier against germs and sun damage Oil gland (protection)Oil gland (protection) Sweat glands (temperature control)Sweat glands (temperature control) Piercing: a source of infection (Soap)Piercing: a source of infection (Soap) Tongue piercing associated w/ heart infectionsTongue piercing associated w/ heart infections

39 Your Skin (cont’d.) Pore Epidermis (which produces melanin) melanin Nerve ending Hair folliclefollicle Fat cells Blood vessel Oil gland Dermis

40 Your Skin (cont’d.) The skin has many important functions: Waterproofing Vitamin D formation Protection Temperature control Sensation

41 Acne Acne is a skin condition that occurs when active oil glands cause hair follicles to become clogged. It often appears during puberty. Acne may affect the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. To deal with acne: Gently wash the affected area at least twice daily with mild soap and warm water. Avoid touching the area. Avoid the use of heavy makeup or creams.

42 Acne (cont’d.) A whitehead results when a pore, or follicle opening, becomes plugged with sebum and dead skin cells. A A blackhead forms when a whitehead is exposed to the air and darkens. B If a clogged follicle ruptures and bacteria invade the skin, an infection occurs. The area becomes red, swollen, and filled with pus, producing a pimple. C

43 Skin Care Taking care of your skin can help you feel good about yourself. Keep clean. Eat properly and stay physically active. Protect yourself from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. ultraviolet (UV) rays If you’re going to be in the sun, wear sunscreen and reapply it every hour. Avoid body decoration such as tattoos and piercing.

44 Your skin: –Is your body’s largest organ. –Protects you from germs. –Helps control your body temperature. –Allows you to feel textures, temperatures, pressures, and pain through nerve endings.

45 Parts of the Skin

46 Caring for Your Skin The best way to care for your skin is to: –Keep your skin clean. –Protect your skin from the sun.

47 Skin Problems Common teen skin problems include pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads. These are all forms of acne. acne acne Mild acne can be treated at home. For serious acne, you might need to see a dermatologist. dermatologist

48 More about skin Feet require good scrubbingFeet require good scrubbing Your armpits require good scrubbingYour armpits require good scrubbing Come to think of it…all of your skinCome to think of it…all of your skin REQUIRES A GOOD SCRUBBINGREQUIRES A GOOD SCRUBBING once a dayonce a day

49 Just remember:Just remember: IN CREASES BACTERIA INCREASESIN CREASES BACTERIA INCREASES Don’t be afraid to wash in the creasesDon’t be afraid to wash in the creases with mild soap and water. Like washing the car….with mild soap and water. Like washing the car…. Enough said….Enough said…. Message from your school nurse

50 The Clothing The expiration date on socks and underwear is…The expiration date on socks and underwear is… ONE DAY Turning wrong-side-out doesn’t count as changingTurning wrong-side-out doesn’t count as changing

51 The Hands Most effective way to stay wellMost effective way to stay well 26 seconds under running water26 seconds under running water clean under those nails (bacteria in creases)clean under those nails (bacteria in creases)

52 Why Should you take care of yourself? Appropriate cleaning willAppropriate cleaning will keep your tissues healthykeep your tissues healthy Keep you wellKeep you well TIP It helps you feel confident

53 So Remember…in creases, bacteria increases Clean your body dailyClean your body daily –especially in the creases Wear clean clothesWear clean clothes –expiration date on sock and undies = 1 day Clean teeth last longerClean teeth last longer –brush every part of your mouth (2 times a day) Use soap, deodorant, toothpasteUse soap, deodorant, toothpaste –…it helps.

54 TIP Look in the mirror, YOU CHECK see if you are neat and clean. Rap up.. Take a bath or showerTake a bath or shower Brush your teethBrush your teeth Wash your faceWash your face Comb your hairComb your hair Wear clean clothesWear clean clothes Don’t you feel great?!Don’t you feel great?!


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